MELA Officers

Sharon SmithPRESIDENT, 2016-2017
Sharon C. Smith
Program Head
Aga Khan Documentation Center at MIT
77 Massachusetts Ave
Bldg. 7-238
Cambridge, MA 02139
Phone: +1-617-324-5022
president@mela.us

jalehPAST PRESIDENT, 2016-2017
Jaleh Fazelian
Head of Research, Learning, and Information
Grasselli Library and Breen Learning Center
John Carroll University
1 John Carroll Blvd
University Heights OH 44118
Phone: +1-216-397-1509
past.president@mela.us

Robin DoughertyPAST PRESIDENT, 2016-2017
Roberta (Robin) L. Dougherty
Librarian for Middle East Studies
Yale University Library
P.O. Box 208240
New Haven, CT 06520-8240 U.S.A.
Phone: +1-203-432-1373
Fax: +1-203-432-7231
past.president@mela.us

akram-khabibullaevVICE-PRESIDENT/PROGRAM CHAIR, 2016-2017
Akram Khabibullaev
Librarian for Near Eastern, Islamic, and Central Eurasian Studies
Indiana University
Wells Library E960
Phone: +1-812-855-9885
vice-president@mela.us

Wiliam KopyckiSECRETARY-TREASURER, 2016-2019
William Kopycki
Field Director
Library of Congress, Cairo Overseas Office
Cairo, Egypt
secretary@mela.us

From US mailing addresses:
William J. Kopycki
Unit 64900 Box 26
APO AE 09839-4900

From international addresses:
William Kopycki
Library of Congress
US Embassy
8 Kamal al-Din Salah St.
Garden City, Cairo
Egypt

Marlis_Saleh_04EDITOR, 2016-2019
Marlis J. Saleh
Bibliographer for Middle East Studies
University of Chicago
Joseph Regenstein Library, room 563
1100 East 57th Street
Chicago, Illinois 60637
Phone: +1-773-702-8425
Fax: +1-773-753-0569
melanoteseditor@mela.us

Justin Parrott MELA officerWEBMASTER, 2015-2018
Justin Parrott
Acquisitions and Research Librarian
New York University in Abu Dhabi
Saadiyat Island PO Box 129188
Abu Dhabi, U.A.E.
Phone: +971-262-84705
webmaster@mela.us

kropf MELA site photoMELANET-L List Manager, 2016-2019
Evyn Kropf
Librarian for Near Eastern Studies and Religious Studies
Curator, Islamic Manuscripts Collection
University of Michigan Library
M117B Hatcher North
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1190
Phone: +1-734-764-1220
listowner@mela.us

MEMBER-AT-LARGE, 2016-2017
Michael Hopper
Head, Middle Eastern Division
Harvard University
HCL Widener Library
Middle Eastern Division, Rm S
Harvard Yard
Cambridge, MA 02138
Phone: +1-617-496-3001
memberal1@mela.us

David HirschMEMBER-AT-LARGE, 2015-2018
David G. Hirsch
Librarian for Middle Eastern, South Asian, and Islamic Studies
UCLA Library
Charles E. Young Research Library PO Box 951575
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Phone: +1-310-825-2930
memberal2@mela.us

aj-robinsonMEMBER-AT-LARGE, 2016-2019
AJ Robinson
Islamic Studies & South Asian Studies Librarian
Washington University in St. Louis
Olin Library 125
Phone: +1-314-935-5714
memberal3@mela.us

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